Philadelphia, PA - Dilworth Park’s annual wintertime transformation has begun as the official start of Dilworth Park’s winter season is set for November 8. With a fire-and-ice themed opening of the Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink and Rothman Orthopaedics Cabin, along with the 2019 debut of the Wintergarden on the Greenfield Lawn presented by TD Bank.
The Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market is going to return on November 23 with dozens of local artisans showcasing homemade gifts, trinkets, and crafts galore. Then on November 25, 6abc and the Center City District will once again introduce the Deck the Hall Light Show presented by Independence Blue Cross.
This season’s event highlights include:
- Fire & Ice Opening Festival - November 8, 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. and November 9, noon-2 p.m. Ice sculptures, fire and ice performers, and more will help celebrate the season opening of the rink. B101.1 will be on-site on Saturday, November 9.
- Wintergarden on the Greenfield Lawn presented by TD Bank - November 8-February 23, 2020, Picturesque plantings create a wonderland of lights, laughter, and unforgettable memories. New this year, a Chaddsford Winery station will offer warm mulled wine for purchase to guests 21 and older, complete with a souvenir mug. The Albert M. Greenfield Foundation and the Burpee Foundation have provided additional support for this season’s Wintergarden.
- Cocktails and Cold Ones presented by Shipley Energy - Wednesdays, 5 p.m.-7 p.m. November 13-February 19, 2020, Featuring $6 EFFEN Vodka cocktails, $5 wine, $4 Bud Light drafts, and discounted bites every Wednesday night at the Rothman Orthopaedics Cabin.
- Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market - November 23-January 1, 2020, Local designers, crafters, and artisans bring their talents to Dilworth Park for the winter season with unique gifts, handmade trinkets and delicious treats for holiday shoppers. B101.1 will make an appearance on opening day. Visit DilworthPark.org for hours and a full list of vendors.
- Deck the Hall Light Show presented by Independence Blue Cross - November 25-January 1, 2020, Dilworth Park visitors every winter. This season, in partnership with 6abc, the spectacle returns with nightly show times and a touch of holiday magic. For the most up-to-date schedule and information, visit DilworthPark.org
- Santa Express - November 29, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Festively decorated SEPTA trains are bringing Santa Claus to the Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink. After a fun-filled holiday ride featuring live entertainment, Santa, Mrs. Claus, and their elves will lead a parade, followed by a skating session with Santa himself. B101.1 will join in on the festivities throughout the morning! Visit ISEPTAPHILLY.com for train times and stations.
- Holiday PJ Party -December 8 and 15, 10 a.m. – noon, Guests are encouraged to dress in festive PJs for a fun-filled morning spent with Santa. A la carte breakfast and treats will be offered, along with fun activities like crafts and caroling to keep kids entertained before a special skating session with Santa Claus himself. B101.1 will be in-house to join the party!
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